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Vallis Alpes, Aristotles, Eudoxus, Cassini. May 2th 2020, 


            Wouter D'hoye

Vallis Alpes, Aristotles, Eudoxus, Cassini. May 2th 2020

Acquisition type: Lucky imaging

Imaging telescopes or lenses: CFF Telescopes cassegrain 300mm f/20

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 174MM

Mounts: Software Bisque Paramount MX

Software: Adobe Photoshop CC  ·  Emil Kraaikamp AutoStakkert! 2.6.6  ·  FIRECAPTURE 2.6 firecapture  ·  Lynkeos

Filters: Baader Planetarium IR pass 685nm

Date:May 2, 2020

Frames: 4000

FPS: 100.00000

Focal length: 6000

Seeing: 4

Transparency: 8

Resolution: 2833x1753

Locations: Home, Zele, Belgium

Data source: Backyard


Captured under good conditions, (both seeing and illumination) these lunar features are phenomenal! The alpine valley nice shows it's central rille. This rille has a width of a mere 600m and as such is fairly hard to image. Even with larger instruments it is challenging and an indicator for good seeing conditions.

Aristoteles and Eudoxus are a sublime crater pair. both show a wealth of detail both in their crater wall as well as the crater floor.

Cassini is quite a different sight. it features a low, sharp rim and a flooded crater floor with two smaller impact craters and a rille



Wouter D'hoye
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Vallis Alpes, Aristotles, Eudoxus, Cassini. May 2th 2020, 


            Wouter D'hoye